Blair, Neb. — Investigators with the State Fire Marshal arrested a man Wednesday in connection with the April 24th residential structure fire that occurred at 1253 Park Street, Blair. The Blair Fire Department was dispatched at approximately 4:22 a.m., and a State Fire Marshal Investigator was later called to determine the origin and cause.
Upon further investigation of the incident, 37 year old Cory English, of Blair, was arrested for second-degree arson and lodged at the Washington County Jail. The fire remains under investigation.